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Newlands Forest

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Newlands Forest

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The Crystal Tea Cup wrote a review Feb. 2020
Muizenberg, South Africa377 contributions
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Two of my sisters, our children and grandchildren went to go have a braai at Newlands forest. It was a peaceful FUN Sunday had 💓
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Chrisbeeoxford wrote a review Dec. 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom596 contributions177 helpful votes
It is not a walk without some effort as it is on the side of Table Top Mountain. One can avoid some of the climbs by walking the contour paths . The conifer plantations are majestic. There are some views over Newlands and further but not the best in the area. There is a huge water cistern for fire fighting (helicopter tank refill etc) that is used as a local swimming pool.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Bronrj wrote a review Nov. 2019
Cape Town, South Africa29 contributions3 helpful votes
Newlands Forest is a beautiful place to walk, with easy hikes, suitable for the whole family. It certainly is a great option for children, with mountain streams where they can catch (and release) tadpoles, look out for for toadstools, birds and insects and even spot a forest fairy if they are lucky ;-) Some parts are dog friendly, others great for mountain biking and many parts of the forest have free access.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jeanne P wrote a review Oct. 2019
Cape Town, South Africa8 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a place to be to get that needed nature injection of peace and fresh air. It is a very popular place especially over weekends and public holidays, thus parking can be a challenge. Lovely walks that are child and dog friendly. Streams of water and forest setting that makes it hard to believe you still in a very busy city. Stay on the paths as if you don't know the forest then it is easily to get lost and mobile reception can be limited depending where you are. Also best to go with others from a safety point of view. It is open to anyone at no charge 24/7. If you early enough you can go to the Newlands Picnic Area (there is an entry charge) at a separate entrance. You can have a BBQ / picnic.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Janelle Marc wrote a review Sep. 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa12 contributions4 helpful votes
Nothing better than going on a long hike with friends. Wear proper footwear and always pack water and a jacket. Rather avoid the tricky trails if it has rained recently
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Date of experience: July 2019
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